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Bike the Bridge

Dates: Oct. 5, 2019 - Oct. 5, 2019
Times: 10:00AM-11:30AM
Category: Education/History
Location: Forked Creek Preserve-Ballou Road Access, Ballou Rd, Wilmington, Il 60481
Phone: (815) 722-9470
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The Wauponsee Glacial Trail is our backdrop for this fun, family bike ride. We'll share the origins of the trail and its geological name. Starting at Forked Creek Preserve – Ballou Road Access, the ride will be approximately 5 miles round-trip along a crushed limestone trail. We will take a short break at Rivals Lookout Park and discuss the history of the Kankakee River railroad bridge. A water bottle and helmet are strongly encouraged. Please dress for the weather. Ages 8 or older. Registration required by Wednesday, October 2: 815.722.9470.


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Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
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